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Tip: Do Bike Sprints for Quads

The “pump” assists in muscle growth, and nothing pumps the quads like bike sprints. Try this at the end of your next leg day.

Tip: Do the 2-Minute Leg Press

High reps and continuous tension can build a mountain of muscle, especially on your legs. Try this workout.

Tip: Stop Trying, Start Committing

It's time to cut the crap and reach your physique goals. Trying is lying. Start committing instead. Here's how.

Tip: Build That Back With 21's

Get stronger lats, biceps and even abs by doing chin-ups using the reverse 21 method. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Power Shrug for Traps

Use controlled momentum to make barbell shrugs safer and more effective. Here's how.

Tip: Go Negative to Get Positive Results

Sometimes a kick in the butt works better than a pat on the back, especially for fat loss. Here's why.

Tip: Stop Focusing on Isolation Exercises

Your best gains will come from getting strong on the big basics. Here's why, and what to do.

Tip: Do Kettlebell Swings for a Big Deadlift

Develop explosiveness, grease the groove, and improve work capacity. Here's how.

13 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift, Fast!

These tips, cues, adjustments, and "tricks" will have you deadlifting more weight right away. Check 'em out.

Tip: Build Your Shoulders With This Workout

Going heavy builds muscle, but don't forget constant tension and lactate build-up. This routine provides both. Check it out.

Tip: Understand the Law of Metabolic Demand

Stop using the word "weight" and get smarter about calories. This will help.

Tip: Perform Antagonist Training

Recover faster and get stronger by manipulating your nervous system. Here's how.

Tip: Try Low to High Cable Flyes

Bring up your upper chest with this unique exercise. Here's how.

Tip: Do This Set-Rep Scheme for Size

There are many set-rep protocols for hypertrophy, but this one has stood the test of time. Check it out.

Tip: Get Photo-Shocked To Spark Motivation

Most people won't do it. It's painful and often embarrassing, but it sure works. Check it out.

Tip: Master the Lunge for Better Legs & Glutes

There are several ways to lunge, and one big way to screw it up. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Do Hand Walkouts for Ab Strength

You can do this challenging core obliterator anywhere. Here's how.

Tip: Build Bigger Triceps With Push-Ups

Regular triceps push-ups are good, but this variation will make them much more effective. Check it out.

Hollywood's Best-Built Villain

Hollywood's go-to guy for sci-fi and action thrillers opens up about movie muscle, steroids, and stereotypes in this exclusive interview.

Tip: Do the Anti-Press for Real Core Strength

Increase core stability and also boost shoulder strength and mobility with this advanced exercise. Check it out.

Tip: For Pull-Ups, Hang Weight in the Back

The way most lifters add load to the pull-up leads to poor lifting mechanics and even back pain. Here's the simple fix.

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Snatch High Pull - 180 Kg

Christian Thibaudeau performs snatch high pull from blocks with 180 kg.

Tip: Embrace the Void

Feel like you have the weight of the world on your shoulders? Squat it. Training is therapy. Check this out.

Tip: Activate Your Glutes to Deadlift More

This simple drill will fire up your glutes and help you pull more weight. Check it out.